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The May 18 Memorial Foundation to collect candidates for awards.

5·18 기념재단내년 광주 인권상 후보자 30일까지 공모


The May 18th Memorial Foundation posted an announcement to collect candidates for awards in the field of Human Rights until the 30th of this month.

 

The award will be given to local and international celebrities who contributed in the May 18th Democratic Movements development as well as promotion of peace. It is known to be a combination of The Citizen of May and Yoon Sang Won Prize award. Recipients of the award will receive 50,000 dollars in prize money and a plaque.

 

The foundation will filter the candidates and revise their qualifications by March next year and will announce the winner in April to hold the ceremony on May 18th.

 

This year, the prize was rewarded to Joanna K. Carono, a Philippine Civil Activist.

 

Neither self-recommendation nor voting for candidates who belong in same group are allowed.

 

Entries can be submitted by e-mail to gwangjuprize@gmail.com or physically mailed to their office. Detailed information can be found on their website and pamphlets.


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